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Company: Planters Inn & Peninsula Grill
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Host/Hostess at Peninsula Grill (in Planters Inn)

Who We Are: Imagine yourself at the most romantic dining spot in Charleston, South Carolina. Where you will be in the very heart and soul of Charleston's historic district. A restaurant that at dusk, there is copper carriage lanterns that are lit by hand - one-by-one - until the courtyard comes alive. A place where Palmetto trees are illuminated, and tea lights glow in this magical twilight tableau. Working at a Forbes Four-star restaurant walking guests in this lovely spot where they will be served with style.

Job Summary: Warmly greets guests to Peninsula Grill Restaurant to ensure a welcoming and inviting environment for guests to dine. Seats guests, establishes rapport, and assists with restaurant service during busy periods. Follows all Forbes and brand standards.

Job Duties

-Takes reservations via phone and in person.
-Greets and assists guests in a professional and prompt manner, using guests' names when possible.
-Seats guests at their tables, establishes rapport in a genuine manner and provides menus.
-Monitors dining room to anticipate guests' needs. Assists guests or communicates their needs to servers and server assistants.
-Assists in clearing off and resetting tables during busy periods.
-Maintains host stand in a clean and organized manner.
Education and Experience

- High school diploma or equivalent preferred
-1 - 2 years previous experience in a Forbes 4 or 5 star restaurant preferred
-Experience using Opentable preferred
Skills & Abilities

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Strong customer service focus
-Excellent organizational skills
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment
-Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
Physical Requirements

-Ability to stand and walk during entire shift, talk, hear, reach, bend and grasp
-Ability to push, pull, lift, carry or otherwise move items up to 10 lbs.

-401k after 90 days, fully vested, company match to 3%
-Medical (4 plan choices)
-Dental (2 Plan choices)
-Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
-Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
-Northwood Hospitality Discounts
EEO and ADA Statements

The Planters Inn and Peninsula Grill is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to maintaining a diverse workforce

and an inclusive culture.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform

the essential functions of the job

Keywords: Planters Inn & Peninsula Grill, Charleston , Host/Hostess, Hospitality & Tourism , Charleston, South Carolina

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